Uri: The Surgical Strike starring Vicky Kaushal and Yami Gautam has created history by making the highest collection in the fifth week at the box office. The debutant director Aditya Dhar has achieved this milestone. The film released on 11th January 2019 and started the year with a bang. (Check: Gully Boy 2nd day collection.)
Uri has broken the records of big blockbuster films like Baahubali 2, 3 Idiots, Dangal, Gadar, and others that released over the last 20 years. Uri has registered the highest 5th week collection. It has already become the first film to cross the mark of Rs 200 crore that was made under a budget of Rs 50 crores.
As per the latest box office reports, the movie has collected a total of Rs 18.25 crores in the 5th week in business. It has already managed to collect a total of Rs 218.60 crores in five weeks. Moreover, it is now the 11th highest grosser film ever, and it should cross the mark of Rs 225 crore.
In the first week, Uri made a collection of Rs 71.23 crore, followed by Rs 62.76 cr in the second week, Rs 37.06 crore in the third week, and Rs 29.30 cr in the 4th week. The film is based on the real incident which took in 2016 as a retaliation of the terror attack on the Uri base camp by Pakistani terrorists.
The Indian Army carried out a surgical strike on the seven terror launchpads across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Aditya Dhar has not only directed, but written the script too. It is produced by Ronnie Screwvala under the banner of RSVP Movies. Besides Vicky and Yami, the film also stars Paresh Rawal and Mohit Raina in important roles. Uri, the film was announced a year later of the surgical strike in September 2017.